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Construction Site Photos

Across the street from where I work there is a building being constructed. I have watched them set up the large cranes and start laying down each floor of the building. It is still going up and I don’t know where it will stop. I thought that it might be fun to take some pictures up close to the naked structure and make sort of … Continue reading Construction Site Photos

Caprock Canyons State Park Texas Panorama canyons cliffs

More Caprock Canyons

Some pictures from my final afternoon at Caprock Canyons State Park Texas. This is a continuation of my earlier blogs Day 1 and Day 2. As it got late in the day and the afternoon shadows began to get long, I tried to get some good panoramas of the high cliffs in the long shadows. The sky was deep blue away from the sun and I thought … Continue reading More Caprock Canyons

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Hiking in Caprock Canyons State Park (Day 2)

On day 2 of my camping and hiking expedition to Caprock Canyons State Park, I woke up to cloudy skies and didn’t have an opportunity to photograph the Milky Way before dawn like I had hoped. But just after breakfast, the wind picked up and blew all of the clouds away replacing the great soft-box in the sky of the day before with clear blue … Continue reading Hiking in Caprock Canyons State Park (Day 2)

Caprock Canyons State Park Texas hiking trail

Critiquing My Recent Pictures

One of the purposes for going camping and hiking at Caprock Canyons State Park was to work on my landscape photography composition. A landscape picture without thoughtful composition, is really a snapshot. This is fine for ‘evidence that I was there’ photos that you might put on Instagram, but I strive for something a bit more artistic. And I am an engineer that questions whether … Continue reading Critiquing My Recent Pictures